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Public Understanding of Biotechnology

Promoting a clear understanding of the potential of biotechnology.

Ensuring broad public awareness and dialogue on the current and potential future applications of biotechnology.

The latest edition of the getSETgo newsletter is now available.You can subscribe here.

Learn about physics the fun way at SAASTA’s Johannesburg Observatory.

BLOODHOUND SSC makes first ever public run at Cornwall Airport Newquay, 20 years after Thrust SSC set the current World Land Speed Record.View more information here.

The South African Agency for Science and Technology Advancement (SAASTA) aims to advance public awareness, appreciation and engagement of science, engineering and technology in South Africa.


Eding International Science Festival (EISEF)

16 – 20 April 2018

10 years of African Science Advancement

Working World Exhibition

18 – 20 April 2018

Empowering school leavers with skills to make informed decisions with regards to their future.


9 – 16 May 2018

The Sound of Science.

Mpumalanga Festival

21– 25 May 2018

Future Scientists on the move.

Science Unlimited

23 – 25 May 2018

ScienceUnlimited will once again be hosted at Kwalata Game Lodge in the Big 5 Dinokeng Game Reserve in Hammanskraal.

Join us as we make Chemistry and Physics fun as never before!!!!

Eding International Science Festival (EISEF)

17– 20 July 2018

Towards a decolonised African IKS.


13– 17 August 2018



15 September 2018

Telescope and Astronomy.

GetSETgo is SAASTA’s quarterly electronic newsletter – read the latest edition online now!